Further compounding matters is the difficulty of challenging oppression,
especially heterosexism/homophobia, in a curriculum that is already too full and a
political climate that is often silent, if not hostile, toward any mention of sexual
A standard way of urban teaching, complete with routine acts, has become what is deemed acceptable
The pedagogy for the poor allows students who perform poorly to escape responsibility, doesnt require
critical thinking, allows thos
People who are oppressed internalize the mindset of the oppressor, believing that they have low
self-worth while mimicking the oppressor and desiring his lifestyle, which prevents them from
The oppressed can only free thems
Lorde, A. (1984). Sister outsider: Essays and speeches. Trumansburg, NY: The Cross Press.
Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Redefining Difference
- -isms - racism, sexism, ageism, heterosexism, elitism, classism - Lorde says that we
need to recogni
Articulate While Black: Barack Obama, Language, and Race in the U.S. H.
Samy Alim and Geneva Smitherman
-This well-intentioned insistence on the part of White folks (and many middle-class Black
folks) that working-class Black people need
Labaree, David F. "Public Goods, Private Goods: The American Struggle over Educational
Goals."American Educational Research Journal 34.1 (1997): 39-81. Web.
Public Goods, Private Goods: The American Struggle over Educational Goals
Biesta, G. (2010). Good Education in an Age of Measurement: Ethics, Politics, and Democracy.
Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers. 10-26.
What is the Purpose of Education?
In recent decades, education and its improvement have been based on measur
- categorizes different human professions based on how their clientele receives their skill -teachers and therapists must deliver their own content knowledge in order for the student and
patient to grow/overcome their own struggles, but a carpenter uses h
Dewey, J. Democracy & Education. (1916): 46-58. Web.
Education as Growth
Childhoods independence from adulthood - childhood is not merely subordinate to
adulthood and does not serve to prepare children for adulthood but is interesting and